Duquesne Pilsener Beer | Duquesne Bottling Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Duquesne Bottling Company
Pennsylvania, United States
duquesnebeer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WVbeergeek on 09-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
134
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
19.88%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.4/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - As expected clear bright yellow in color with a 1/4 inch of sticky white head.

S - Smells of a nice Pills I get some grains, mild yeasts and some milder hops. Smells mostly malty and sweet.

T - Well its good for a couple but definitely too sweet with little disgusting hop profile. Mostly cereal grains, sweet honey malts and a mild hop finish. Not bad.

M - Light to medium easy to knock back.

Overall I guess I will stick to lions head to get the same quality for a few dollars cheaper a case. Worth having if given over BMC.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of stakem
3.14/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle with a twist-off cap. Thanks go to uncle Ron for hooking me up with a bottle of this that I never heard of which was supposedly his go-to stuff growing up. Poured into a pub glass, this brew appears a clear straw yellow with 2 fingers worth of white bubbly froth. Some rising bubbles of carbonation maintain the cap. Some strings of lacing effect stick to the glass after each sip.

The aroma of this brew has some fresh grainy quality about it overtop of a bit of mineral aspect, herbal/citrus hops and sweet almost original pink bubblegum character. There is a bit of pine quality going on in the nose as well as sulfur.

The taste is quite sweet with a flavor of pale cereal grains giving way to a sweetness of bubblegum and a hint of clove. A faint herbal character is present that hardly provides any contrasting bitterness but you can feel it is there slightly. It finishes fairly crisp but with that sweetness lasting inside the mouth with a bit of cheesiness.

This is a light bodied brew with a borderline effervescent level of lively carbonation. It is somewhat crisp but the lasting sweetness is somewhat distracting. For 5% the alcohol is fairly well hidden. For a summertime brew I could effortless throw a couple of these back but the sweetness keeps this one back from being as good as it could be.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of Darkmagus82
2.3/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a light to medium golden color with a billowy white head that faded very fast leaving little to no lacing.

Smell – The smell is mainly corn in nature, with just the slightest bit of citrus.

Taste – The taste is very similar to the smell. Mainly semi-sweet corn malt overall, but with a very slight citrus flavor detected at the end, which when mixed with the corn flavor leave a somewhat unpleasant taste in the mouth.

Mouthfeel – The mouthfeel is light and somewhat watery with a higher level of carbonation.

Overall – Not really a great brew. Nothing about it is all that good and its likely one to pass over in the beer aisle.

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2.25/5  rDev -32.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of chefhatt
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has a nice straw gold color body with a nice white head on top. The smell is of barley and hops. The taste is sweet and some lemon notes. This one has a very nice mouth feel, is a easy drinker and i would recomend this to a beer drinker. It is not complex, so if you want complex this is a beer for you.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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1/5  rDev -69.9%

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4.47/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Heard about this story so had to come across the state line to give it a try. Apparently it just came out in kegs so I happen to get it on draft and I was really impressed. Came out with a bright white head, went down very smooth and it left no aftertaste in my mouth. Couldn't believe how reasonably priced it is as well for cases. So far the best Pennsylvania Beer I have had and is now one of my beer of choices. Happy to see it back and how well its doing.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of zachary37
4.33/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A pretty delicious beer that i would recommend to any beer drinker. It pours a crisp straw yellow with a foamy smooth whitish head. It smells of premium hops and barley with a note of sweetness and bread. It tastes like any premium pils I have had before. Very smooth to the mouth and easy to go down and drink. Absolutely no stale aftertaste that you often get with pils. Overall I loved it and it is a memorable beer that I would tell any real beer drinker to try.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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5/5  rDev +50.6%

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4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of tdm168
3.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale golden yellow with 1/4" of soft, bubbly, foamy, white head that has decent retention. The nose has notes of lager yeast, straw, and a hint of lemon. The taste is grassy and straw-like with notes of lemon and yeast. The mouthfeel is light bodied, well carbonated, and clean.

This is an easy drinking beer that's definitely sessionable. It's simple and one-dimensional so if you're in search of complexity you'll be disappointed, but otherwise it's good.

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Duquesne Pilsener Beer from Duquesne Bottling Company
3.32 out of 5 based on 134 ratings.
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